Who We Are

UXLS is a community of practitioners from leading life science, pharmaceutical and software companies. For more information, publications and upcoming events around UXLS, please visit our Pistoia Alliance project site.

Created by leading life sciences companies

Project Champions

Our three project champions have been with this project from the beginning, championing the UX cause.

Till Dettmering

adesso

Till is a life scientist with experience in the scientific software industry. He initiated the UXLS project to bring together UX professionals who work on scientific software.

Joel Miller

Amgen

Joel is a User Experience Lead at Amgen, one of the world’s leading biopharmaceutical companies. Joel has been a vocal and influential user-centered design practitioner throughout his career in the Life Sciences industry.

Pat Keller

Novartis

Patrick is the Global Head of User Experience at Novartis Institutes for BioMedical Research, which is the innovation engine of Novartis, one of the world's largest pharmaceutical companies. With a background in HCI and Psychology, Patrick brings his many years of UX experience to the project.

Paula de Matos

Pistoia Alliance

Paula de Matos is an independent UX consultant specializing in complex data environments, specifically in the life sciences and biotech sectors. She is also the UXLS project manager.

Team Members

Our project team comprises many people from different organizations who contributed valuable ideas, content and work throughout all project phases.

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Amgen

  • Joel Miller
  • Gale Alcorn

Bristol-Myers Squibb

  • Paula Cabrera-Urena
  • Fred Confer

AstraZeneca

  • Neil Turner
  • James Hoeksma
  • Isobelle Derrig
  • Rob Graham

Bayer

  • André Richter
  • Manja Fieberg

Chemaxon

  • Jon Patterson
  • Maria Behan

EMBL-EBI

  • Jenny Cham
  • Joseph Rossetto
  • Nikiforos Karamanis
  • Sangya Pundir
  • Euphemia Mutasa-Gottgens
  • Galabina Yordanova
  • Revathi Nathaniel
  • Jonathan Hickford
  • Andrew Hercules

GSK

  • Simon Fortenbacher
  • Chris Smith
  • Elisey Kolev
  • Shivani Desai

Ian Harrow Consulting

  • Ian Harrow

KWS SAAT SE

  • Clemens Eulig
  • Jan Taubert

Lhasa

  • Diane Bureau

Linguamatics

  • Roger Attrill
  • Fiona Sargeant

Luxoft

  • Polina Lipunova

MSD

  • Vikas Patel
  • Jomar Marfil
  • Matthew Walker
  • Mary Beth O’Neil
  • Charles Vesley

Novartis

  • Pat Keller

Novaseek Research

  • Kate Torchilin
  • Bennett Malbon

Pharmacelera

  • Enric Gibert
  • Enric Herrero

Pistoia Alliance

  • John Wise
  • Zahid Tahir

Pfizer

  • Farhan Hameed

Quattro Research

  • Ina Siekmann

Repositive

  • Jana Grajciarova
  • Charlotte Whicher

Roche

  • Michael Braxenthaler
  • Jacek Ziemski
  • Mateusz Gietner
  • Antoni Opolski

theHyve

  • Kees van Bochove
  • Riza Nugraha
  • Bo Gao
  • Jolanda Strubel

Alumni

  • Del Marsh
  • Brandon Carter
  • Katrina Costa